How to create strong passwords that don’t (or are less likely) to get hacked? Which is the best way to manage and secure them? Is 2-factor authentication worth it? This ultimate guide on passwords answers all these questions, and then some.
Posts Tagged ‘passwords’
Lifehacker has a useful post on the top services you should enable 2-factor authentication at.
Do you want to know where Windows stores all the user names and passwords you enter while using it? Are you interested about how secure they are, how to backup this data and then export it to another Windows computer?
This series of articles will help you clarify all these things and more.
Find out from this article: Which Windows Passwords & Credentials Can Be Easily Cracked?
Even though many websites talk about LastPass and its usefulness in improving password security, not too many show how to actually use it. This article does that and shares important watchouts and principles to keep in mind when working to improve your password security. Definitely worth reading.
This unique password generator asks you to put one master password and uses that to quickly generate passwords that you could use on a number of popular sites.
If you’re prone to coming up with crazy passwords and then absolutely forgetting them days later, the first thing you should do with a new Windows 7 computer is create a password reset disk. That way, you don’t have to format your entire computer if you can’t log in!
Imagine if you forget your Windows admin password. Not even the password hint helps you remember it. Then what? A password reset disk could be a life saver in such situations.
Want to store your passwords in the most secure manner possible? Want to make your encrypted password immune to a dictionary or brute-force attack by even a supercomputer? Then you should read about bcrypt.
You may have noticed that some programs will hide a saved password with asterisks. This is great unless you forget your password! Luckily, if it’s saved, you can still login, but instead of resetting your password, you can unhide it using Asterisk Logger. Awesome!